Short CV/Education and training

  • 1990
    Abitur (A-levels)

  • 1990 – 1996
    Studied chemistry at the Technical University of Munich, Germany

  • 1996 – 1999
    Doctorate, Institute for Inorganic Chemistry, Technical University of Munich

  • 2000 – 2002
    Postdoctoral research, Institute for Physical Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, USA

  • 2002 – 2007
    Liebig Fellowship for research at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany, in the department of NMR-based structural biology

  • Since 2007
    Professor of physical biology, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, and at the Jülich Research Centre, Germany

Selected publications

  • Heise, H.: Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy of Amyloid Proteins. In: ChemBioChem 9, 2008. S. 179-189.

  • Heise, H. et al.: Solid-state NMR reveals structural differences between fibrils of wild-type and disease-related A53T mutant alpha-synuclein. In: J. Mol. Biol. 380, 2008. S. 444-450.

  • Heise, H. et al.: Molecular Level Secondary Structure, Polymorphism and Dynamics of Full-length alpha-Synuclein Fibrils Studied by Solid-State NMR. In: PNAS 102, 2005. S. 15871-15876.

  • Heise, H. et al.: 3D MAS Solid State NMR Spectroscopy for Resonance Assignment and Structure Elucidation of Proteins. Novel Pulse Schemes and Sensitivity Considerations. In: J. Magn. Reson. 173, 2005. S. 64-74.

  • Heise, H. et al.: 2-Dimensional High-resolution NMR Spectra in Matched Bo and B1 Field Gradients. In: J. Magn. Reson. 156, 2002. S. 146-151.

  • Heise, H. et al.: Solid-state NMR investigations on paramagnetic metallocenium salts: Probing intra- and intermolecular spin density distribution. In: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124, 2002. S. 10823-10832.

  • Heise, H. et al.: Determination of the Spin Distribution in Nitronylnitroxides by Solid-State-NMR Spectroscopy. In: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 121, 1999. S. 9659-9667.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Investigation of membrane protein interactions using high-resolution solid state NMR spectroscopy

  • Protein misfolding at high resolution using solid state NMR spectroscopy


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